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printer engine

The unit within a printer that does the actual printing. In a laser printer, it includes the laser and mechanism to transfer the toner onto the paper. A printer engine is specified by its resolution and speed. See electrophotographic.
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On one line, the marking engine codes the lot number, sell-by-date and packaging line number along the side of a corrugated carton.
Based on Lanmark Controls' proprietary Accu-Gen 20[TM] marking engine, the LEC-2 line of boards incorporates 20-bit architecture to deliver improved field marking accuracy and on-board real-time processing of vector and laser control.
Thanks to its single-pass perfecting marking engine, the bizhub PRO 2500P Series is the most productive digital cut-sheet printer in the marketplace.
The pricing is for base systems, which include marking engine, SCS controller and print production software.
The standard configuration of both the imageRUNNER Pro 125VP and imageRUNNER Pro 150VP consist of the marking engine, including a measured Stitch Finisher for stapling; and the new Sun Fire(TM) V240 System Control Subsystem (SCS), a 1 GHz server-based controller that offers extremely fast processing speed and enables complex variable data jobs as well as provides increased reliability, accessibility and serviceability.
The IQ Analysis engine performs a robust set of image quality measurements and objective quality assessments that are useful in quantifying the image print quality of a marking engine.
The QMS 2425 Print System, which was announced today, employs a highly advanced 24 page per minute marking engine which provides advanced paper handling and finishing capabilities, high resolution output for text, graphics and images and significantly faster print speeds than currently available.
By marking engines, gearboxes, body panels and interior trim with the indelible dots, owners make it almost impossible for a stolen car to disappear without trace.
XIP offers digital marking engines, including printers and other document imaging systems, for resale under other companies' brand names.
ENTIRE's electronic publishing software tools give editors, printer operators, and page layout artists the ability to assemble groups of PostScript, PCL and TIFF print files into complete books with imposition options for printing on a wide range of marking engines from desktop office printers up to the highest speed centralized machines.